Glover, Smith post NCAA runner-up performances

Senior throwers Tim Glover and Brittany Smith finished as NCAA Division I runners-up in their respective events, when the Redbird men’s and women’s track and field teams wrapped up action June 8 at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, for the 2013 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Redbirds surpass NCAA academic progress threshold once again

In the most recent announcement by the NCAA, all of the athletic programs at Illinois State have exceeded the NCAA’s threshold for Academic Progress Rate (APR). In addition, 15 of the University’s 19 programs finished above the national average while nine teams achieved perfect 1,000 scores for the 2011–2012 data year.